Assembly Appropriations Committee passes our “Stop Repeat Offender Hospitals” bill, SB 227

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved our bill, 12 to 3! Getting through this committee brings us one step closer to making sure this bill becomes a law. Next step: Assembly Floor vote. Stay tuned!

Here’s how the committee voted…

Assemblymember Lorena S. Gonzalez (Chair) Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Frank Bigelow (Vice Chair) Rep.  No
Assemblymember Richard Bloom Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Rob Bonta (a Co-Author of our bill) Dem. Yes
Assemblymember William P. Brough Rep.  No
Assemblymember Ian C. Calderon Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (a Co-Author of our bill) Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Ed Chau Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Tyler Diep (did not vote) Rep.  NV
Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Vince Fong Rep.  No
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (did not vote) Dem.  NV
Assemblymember Brian Maienschein Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Jay Obernolte (did not vote) Rep.  NV
Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Bill Quirk Dem. Yes
Assemblymember Robert Rivas Dem. Yes

Unfortunately, the Republican Caucus is officially against our bill. In 2017, though, they supported our Whistleblower Protection bill, AB 1102.

 

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